Studiu: Costul mediu in urma unui atac tip Spear Phishing: 1,6 Milioane USD

Cel mai adesea, cauza initiala a unui incident de securitate cibernetica major o reprezinta un mic email de tip spear phishing, care, potrivit unui studiu recent, provoaca companiilor pierderi cifrate in medie la 1,6 milioane USD. Studiul a luat in considerare date din 300 de companii, 200 din SUA si 100 din Marea Britanie si a aratat faptul ca 20% dintre repondenti recunosc consecintele atacurilor de tip spear-phising si considera acest tip de atacuri drept o amenintare cibernetica majora.

Average Cost of a Spear Phishing Attack Is $1.6 Million:

Most of the time, the cause of a major cyber-incident is a tiny spear phishing email, which, according to a recent survey carried out by Cloudmark and Vanson Bourne, costs companies around $1.6 million / €1.47 million per incident.The survey, which took into account data from 300 companies, 200 from the US and 100 from the UK, revealed that 20% of all respondents recognize the consequences of spear phishing attacks and consider such an event the company’s top security threat.

Source: Average Cost of a Spear Phishing Attack Is $1.6 Million